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I really wish I could go to 4 GHz and 3 GHz NB on my rig.
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Of course, some of you will say that it's better to buy orginal 6 core Thuban like 1055T and lock 2 cores (I think Mastiffman wrote something like that after eclipseaudio4's "accident" with his MOBO ;>

What I want to say is:
- locking 2 additional cores in Thuban - will it gives more stability in overclocking process?
- is it really so simple (I haven't tried it so far) - is this this Core Control option in Bios ? and if I was (theoretically speaking) succesful with that can I revert it back without problems (unlocking those 2 cores locked previously) ?

Last but not least Is it true that Thubans have upgraded (more stable) IMC?
It may not give more stability although you may find that one core may OC better then another you could then disable that core.

The core control is in Bios all you would have to do is lock down cores 4 and 5.

Unlocking cores that you have locked is as easy as going into bios and undoing what you did to lock them.

YES thurbans have much better IMC's. Running 2000Mhz on the ram on 890 boards is almost a given.

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I really wish I could go to 4 GHz and 3 GHz NB on my rig.
I really wish your avitar would come over and visit me.
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i was able to get my 1075t to boot with 3300mhz nb. i got a bsod before i could get a screen shot, but it booted! 3200mhz was rock solid though. waaay better imc's on the thubans.
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Very nice, how much voltage did you set for NB? I can get 3015 with 1.28 rock stable, and 3150 arround 1.35. But you have luck for chip with very strong IMC if you have this settings stable at linx and prime.
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I've had this for a while but wanted to chime in anyway. Finally got my x3 stable at 3.5. Was a bear getting it any higher than that. I'm not sure if I was missing a particular voltage but I'm happy with the performance until BD upgrade time.
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Very nice, how much voltage did you set for NB? I can get 3015 with 1.28 rock stable, and 3150 arround 1.35. But you have luck for chip with very strong IMC if you have this settings stable at linx and prime.
it took 1.46v cpu-nb to get it stable. i've since sold the chip though.
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Ouuu, 1.46 for CPU NB is very dangerous. Is recomended to have max 1.35-1.4V, but if you have water... its ok

So i think, thats a normal chip
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Ouuu, 1.46 for CPU NB is very dangerous. Is recomended to have max 1.35-1.4V, but if you have water... its ok

So i think, thats a normal chip
LOL i wont tell you what voltages I run then 1.48NB (1.51 with LLC) 1.46 CPU (1.49 with LLC)
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i was able to get my 1075t to boot with 3300mhz nb. i got a bsod before i could get a screen shot, but it booted! 3200mhz was rock solid though. waaay better imc's on the thubans.
Whoa, was that on the 790FX-GD70? I tried 4 GHz with my 1055T and GD70 and the northbridge caught on fire, I got the board replaced and now I'm playing it safe with 3.5 GHz and I also put 2 Antec Spotcool fans on the northbridge heatsink cause I'm afraid it will blaze up again. lol
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Whoa, was that on the 790FX-GD70? I tried 4 GHz with my 1055T and GD70 and the northbridge caught on fire, I got the board replaced and now I'm playing it safe with 3.5 GHz and I also put 2 Antec Spotcool fans on the northbridge heatsink cause I'm afraid it will blaze up again. lol
He only used it for a bit.. he started hearing little noises on his setup ... so he placed back in his old 965 cpu - in other words... if he would've let it go allot longer pretty certain something would have happened to his board.
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